Outdoors

July 24, 2014 6:06 PM
We spell out a few pros and cons to this new addition to our fine urban landscape
June 19, 2014 10:20 PM
When it comes to summer’s local produce, surely the more-is-better philosophy wins. If you have a sweet tooth for local fruits and berries...
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June 4, 2014 6:12 PM
Seattle is known for its rabidly loyal fans—we love our Seahawks, Sounders, Storm and even the troubled Mariners—but there’s one local team...
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May 21, 2014 6:17 PM
The Northwest climate is heaven for ferns, where their fronded glory unfurls in countless dappled rockeries and shady groves. And as the...
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May 5, 2014 11:00 PM
Anyone can see the evidence on YouTube: a sea star (also known as a starfish) at the Vancouver Aquarium falling apart over seven hours in a...
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April 24, 2014 9:14 PM
Deeply troubled by recent natural disasters in Japan and Indonesia, former Boeing engineer Julian Sharpe saw a need to reimagine tsunami...
December 23, 2013 7:57 PM
The best thing about Seattle winter is that unlike frostier cities such as, say, Chicago, you can actually sit outdoors at night without...
December 19, 2013 10:54 PM
Earn your "cold badge of courage" at the annual Matthews Beach Polar Bear Plunge. Noon. Free. At the corner of 93rd Street and Sand Point...
October 24, 2013 9:47 PM
The country’s largest bike club is based in Seattle, and now the longstanding nonprofit—founded in 1970—has a new executive director....
October 23, 2013 8:55 PM
While some of us can't resist the heaps of orange and white gourds at the nearby (read: easily accessible) grocery stores (I piled my cart...
October 21, 2013 8:18 PM
September 11, 2013 10:47 PM
Witness the Hitchcockian spectacle of 20,000 Vaux’s swifts dive-bombing down a narrow chimney as they make a temporary roost in Monroe...
August 26, 2013 10:58 PM
People have been “doing the Puyallup” since 1900, and though this year the name has been changed to the more staid Washington State Fair (...
August 26, 2013 4:45 PM
The construction crews will clear out just in time for kickoff on Saturday, August 31, when the University of Washington takes on rival...
August 12, 2013 4:18 PM
It is a cloudless day and spring has quilted the sprawling 8-acre Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands (RBUFW) in every shade of green,...
July 30, 2013 6:16 PM
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has become a whole new kind of hub—for more than 600,000 flying insects. Seattle nonprofit The Common...